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Lessons For Portland From The Christchurch Earthquake

OPB |Oct. 20, 2014 12:40 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk to the director of the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management about her fact-finding mission to Christchurch to see its response to the 2011 earthquake.

Seismic Retrofitting For Oregon Buildings

OPB |Oct. 06, 2014 12:25 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll hear about how prepared Oregon buildings are to withstand a major earthquake, and which ones may be getting upgrades.

Napa Valley Rocked By 6.1 Earthquake

OPB |Aug. 25, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll explore the geology behind the quake, the emergency response, and what it all means for the Pacific Northwest.

The Next Tsunami

OPB |March 27, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: Bonnie Henderson's new book, The Next Tsunami: Living On A Restless Coast, explores how our understanding of seismic activity has changed over 50 years.

Audit Finds Problems In Office Of Emergency Management

OPB |Feb. 11, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: An audit released Monday by the Oregon Secretary of State's office suggests that the state's Office of Emergency Management faces internal challenges that could hamper disaster response.

Oregon Earthquake Commission Predicts Potential Catastrophe

Feb. 06, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The state's Earthquake Commission finds Oregon is drastically unprepared for an inevitable quake.

Oregon's Japanese Community

March 21, 2011 9 a.m.

We're talking to people in the Northwest who have deep connections to Japanese residents. What insight can they provide about news, needs and the human side of this natural disaster?

Tsunami

March 11, 2011 9 a.m.

The Oregon coast faces a tsunami warning after a massive, deadly earthquake in Japan.

The Big One

April 21, 2010 9 a.m.

Are Northwest people and places ready for the Cascadia subduction earthquake?

The Shoulder Season

Aug. 28, 2009 9 a.m.

What happens when tourists leave the beach?

Rx: Personal Values

Aug. 19, 2009 9 a.m.

What do you expect from the healthcare system?

Is Oregon Prepared?

Dec. 03, 2008 midnight

Looking back at disasters in Oregon's past as well as preparing for the future.

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